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Guys,
I installed my Stator and pickup coils but had a question on the torque Ft-lb to tighten the 3 stator assembly bolts. Clymer manual states 9 Ft-Lb and as I tight, it just feels like I'm tightening way more than I should, is that correct?

The manual shows :
9 ft-lb for the stator assembly bolts
92 ft-Lb for the Rotor Bolt
51 ft-LB for the balancer bolt

For the alternator cover, to tighten the 10 bolts in a cross pattern but it doesn't specify any torque settings.

I appreciate any info you can provide!
 

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Seems like those stator screws were fairly small, 9 ft/lbs seems like a lot. I didn't torque mine, just used my calibrated wrist. May have dabbed Loctite on them, since I used it on the balancer bolt. I do remember they were really tight when I took them out.

edit: Was also using 1/4" drive ratchet.

The balancer and rotor bolts were the only ones I torqued.

Would be tough if that's a misprint and it's supposed to 9 in/lbs.

Check the torque chart here, in a sticky post, pretty sure there is info on torque spec by thread size. That's what we go by if we don't know the torque value on something.

edit: The chart is here: http://www.vn750.com/forum/11-vn750-general-discussion/28793-torque-values-2.html

The two sizes below from that list are in inch/lbs. There's a converter online to calculate in/lb to ft/lb. http://www.unitconversion.org/energy/inch-pounds-to-foot-pounds-conversion.html

5 mm = 30- 34 in-lb* (> 3/16") converts to 2.5 - 2.8 ft/lbs
6 mm = 52- 69 in-lb* (< 1/4") converts to 4.3 - 5.7 ft/lbs
 

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Thank you guys....I did use the loctite on the stator assembly bolts and looked at the Kawasaki manual and Clymer and they both state ( 12-NM , 104 in-Lb) . So, I divide 104 by 12 and I get 8.66 ft-lb. So, I'm close!
 
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